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  1. How Children Learn to Read

    Current Issues and New Directions in the Integration of Cognition, Neurobiology and Genetics of Reading and Dyslexia Research and Practice

    Edited by Ken Pugh, Peggy McCardle

    Series: Extraordinary Brain Series

    This book brings together in one volume information about the neurobiological, genetic, and behavioral bases of reading and reading disabilities. In recent years, research on assessment and treatment of reading disability (dyslexia) has become a magnet for the application of new techniques and...

    Published May 31st 2009 by Psychology Press

  2. Vygotsky at Work and Play

    By Lois Holzman

    Vygotsky at Work and Play relates the discoveries and insights of Russian psychologist Lev Vygotsky to ordinary people and their communities. The author—working with her intellectual partner Fred Newman—has advanced a unique performance-based methodology of development and learning that draws upon...

    Published December 7th 2008 by Routledge

  3. Developmental Co-construction of Cognition

    A Special Issue of European Journal of Developmental Psychology

    Edited by Christine Sorsana

    Series: Special Issues of the European Journal of Developmental Psychology

    Since the 1970s, a great number of experimental and ethnomethodological studies have brought out the fact that social interaction influences cognitive development. However, two major questions remain: what is the true nature of this influence and what are the most relevant methods to catch it? The...

    Published October 30th 2008 by Psychology Press

  4. The Development of Memory in Infancy and Childhood

    2nd Edition

    Edited by Mary Courage, Nelson Cowan

    Series: Studies in Developmental Psychology

    Human memory is not only the repository of our past but the essence of who we are. As such, it is of enduring fascination. We marvel at its resilience in some situations and its fragility in others. The origin of this extraordinary cognitive capacity in infancy and childhood is the focus of...

    Published September 8th 2008 by Psychology Press

  5. Theory of Mind

    How Children Understand Others' Thoughts and Feelings

    By Martin J. Doherty

    Most of us are continually aware that others have thoughts and feelings – but are children? When? This book is a concise and readable review of the extensive research into children’s understanding of what other people think and feel, a central topic in developmental psychology known as "Theory of...

    Published August 17th 2008 by Psychology Press

  6. Cognitive Development

    The Learning Brain

    By Usha Goswami

    Cognitive Development: The Learning Brain is a thoroughly revised and updated edition of the bestselling Cognition in Children. This full-color textbook has been re-written from the perspective of brain science and shows how new discoveries in cognitive neuroscience force us to reconsider...

    Published December 20th 2007 by Psychology Press

  7. Cognitive Development

    Neo-Piagetian Perspectives

    By Sergio Morra, Camilla Gobbo, Zopito Marini, Ronald Sheese

    Tying together almost four decades of neo-Piagetian research, Cognitive Development provides a unique critical analysis and a comparison of concepts across neo-Piagetian theories. Like Piaget, neo-Piagetian theorists take a constructivist approach to cognitive development, are broad in scope,...

    Published September 18th 2007 by Psychology Press

  8. Disparities in School Readiness

    How Families Contribute to Transitions into School

    Edited by Alan Booth, Ann C. Crouter

    Significant disparities exist in children's behavioral and learning capacities that support successful transitions into school. In this new volume, leading researchers from a variety of disciplines review the latest data on how families influence their children's transitions into school. The...

    Published August 2nd 2007 by Psychology Press

  9. Early Experience, the Brain, and Consciousness

    An Historical and Interdisciplinary Synthesis

    By Thomas C. Dalton, Victor W. Bergenn

    This new book examines the interrelationship between neuroscience and developmental science to help us understand how children differ in their capacity to benefit from their early motor and cognitive experiences. In so doing, it helps us better understand how experience affects brain growth and a...

    Published May 29th 2007 by Psychology Press

  10. Fundamentals of Development

    The Psychology of Childhood

    By Peter Mitchell, Fenja Ziegler

    Fundamentals of Development: The Psychology of Childhood outlines the main areas of developmental psychology, following a thematic approach and offering a broad overview of contemporary interest in the subject. Straightforward language and ample illustrations introduce the reader to the key areas...

    Published April 25th 2007 by Psychology Press